how to pronounce putty


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the above transcription of putty is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

putty is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of putty in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… please don't hurt him he putty but this …”

meanings of putty


  1. An oxide of tin, or of lead and tin, used in polishing glass, etc.
  2. A form of cement, made from linseed oil and whiting, used to fix panes of glass.
  3. A fine cement of lime only, used by plasterers.
  4. A golf ball made of composition and not gutta-percha.
  5. Any of a range of similar substances.
  6. Alternative form of puttee.


  1. Pretty; purdy.
  2. Of, pertaining to, or resembling putty.


  1. To fix or fill using putty.

putty frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word putty occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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